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BackTrack 5 Wireless Penetration Testing Beginner’s Guide by Vivek Ramachandran

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Time for action cracking WPA

Follow the given instructions to get started:

  1. Let us now run airodump-ng targeting the Wireless Lab access point by using a BSSID-based filter:
    Time for action cracking WPA
  2. airodump-ng starts collecting the packets and waits for the WPA handshake:
    Time for action cracking WPA
  3. Luckily, there is a connected client and we can use a de-authentication attack to speed things up:
    Time for action cracking WPA
  4. Now, we have captured a WPA handshake:
  5. We start aircrack-ng to begin a dictionary attack on the handshake: ...

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